Tuesday, February 18, 2020

‘Parasite’ Review: The Lower Depths Rise With a Vengeance


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/movies/parasite-review.html?partner=IFTTT
In Bong Joon Ho’s new film, a destitute family occupies a wealthy household in an elaborate scheme that goes comically — then horribly — wrong.

The 13 Scariest Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now


By NOEL MURRAY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/25/movies/netflix-horror.html?partner=IFTTT
Halloween is nigh. These screamers are bound to get your blood curdling.

Martin Scorsese Is Letting Go


By DAVE ITZKOFF via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/02/movies/martin-scorsese-irishman.html?partner=IFTTT
In a wide-ranging interview, the director talks about his own mortality, the treatment of women in his movies, and moviemaking in the Netflix age.

‘Knives Out’ Review: Murder Most Clever


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/26/movies/knives-out-review.html?partner=IFTTT
In his new movie, Rian Johnson dusts off Agatha Christie with help from Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis and Don Johnson.

Monday, February 17, 2020

‘1917’ Review: Paths of Technical Glory


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/24/movies/1917-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Sam Mendes directs this visually extravagant drama about young British soldiers on a perilous mission in World War I.

Behind the Cover: In Search of Anselm Kiefer


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/magazine/behind-the-cover-in-search-of-anselm-kiefer.html?partner=IFTTT
For this issue, a look at one of the world's greatest living artists.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Opens Strong at the Box Office


By GABE COHN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/16/movies/sonic-the-hedgehog-box-office.html?partner=IFTTT
The movie’s creators redesigned its title character after an early trailer was ridiculed. That may have helped it avoid disaster.

It’s Bong Joon Ho’s Dystopia. We Just Live in It.


By A.O. SCOTT via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/movies/bong-joon-ho-parasite.html?partner=IFTTT
If you want to know why his biting “Parasite” is the film of the year, look at the director’s body of work, a deeply humane vision of rotting humanity.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

All the Films of Studio Ghibli, Ranked


By MIKE HALE via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/movies/ranking-studio-ghibli-movies.html?partner=IFTTT
As a new DVD series makes an influential animation studio’s films easier to find, we look back at the entire catalog.

The 1619 Project


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html?partner=IFTTT
American slavery began 400 years ago this month. This is referred to as the country’s original sin, but it is more than that: It is the country’s true origin.

Ram Dass Is Ready to Die


By DAVID MARCHESE via NYT Magazine
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/09/02/magazine/ram-dass-interview.html?partner=IFTTT
“Soul doesn’t have fear of dying. Ego has very pronounced fear of dying.”

‘The Times of Bill Cunningham’ Review: Another New York Snapshot


By KRISTEN YOONSOO KIM via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/the-times-of-bill-cunningham-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Sarah Jessica Parker narrates a documentary about this former New York Times personality and street photographer.

Friday, February 14, 2020

In a Post-‘Parasite’ World, What Happens Next?


By KYLE BUCHANAN via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/movies/parasite-oscars.html?partner=IFTTT
Can the film’s big Oscar win change Hollywood, or will things go back to business as usual?

Revisiting ‘Fantasy Island’: What to Watch


By ERIK PIEPENBURG via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/movies/fantasy-island-episodes.html?partner=IFTTT
With a new horror-tinged film version of “Fantasy Island” in theaters, a look back at some of the creepier episodes from the TV series.

‘Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island’ Review: The Pain, the Pain


By GLENN KENNY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/movies/blumhouse-fantasy-island-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Just when you think they’ve rebooted everything, this horror film version of a once-popular series comes along.

This Millennial ‘Emma’ Respects Its Elders


By ANNA LESZKIEWICZ via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/movies/emma-jane-austen.html?partner=IFTTT
Autumn de Wilde’s new film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel nods to the recent popularity of spiky costume dramas, but doesn’t stray too far from its source.

‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ Review: Gun Running and Anxiety


By GLENN KENNY via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/the-last-thing-he-wanted-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Adapted from a Joan Didion novel, the movie plunges Anne Hathaway into the 1980s turmoil around the U.S. backing of Nicaraguan rebels.

‘Ordinary Love’ Review: In Sickness and in Health


By A.O. SCOTT via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/12/movies/ordinary-love-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson play a married couple facing a cancer diagnosis.

What to Stream on Valentine’s Day


By Unknown Author via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/valentines-day-streaming.html?partner=IFTTT
Whether you’re sentimental or rom-com averse, our culture writers offer suggestions for a range of interests.

Dyanne Thorne, 83, Star of Scandalous ‘Ilsa’ Films, Is Dead


By NEIL GENZLINGER via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/dyanne-thorne-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
She was a sadistic Nazi doctor in “Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS,” a 1975 sexploitation movie that has achieved cult status, then returned in several sequels.

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Review: A Sega Adaptation Hedges Its Bets


By BEN KENIGSBERG via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/sonic-the-hedgehog-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Improvements to Sonic’s appearance haven’t done much for a generic script.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

‘You Go to My Head’ Review: Untrue Love


By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/you-go-to-my-head-review.html?partner=IFTTT
A mysterious architect persuades an amnesiac that she’s his wife in this elusive romance set in the Sahara.

‘The Photograph’ Review: An Unabashedly Old-School Love Story


By MANOHLA DARGIS via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/movies/the-photograph-review.html?partner=IFTTT
Issa Rae and a terrific Lakeith Stanfield play a New York couple whose romance sends them and the story into the past.